Common Core ELA Study Resources

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Powerpoint*This material is referenced in the review video

Study Resources

    1. http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/reading_lit.html
      Another “Close Reading” guide.
      Teachers & Students
    2. http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/7519.Stephen_King_s_Booklist_from_On_Writing_
      For students who don’t know what to read: an eclectic list of books from Stephen King’s
      On Writing.  Teachers & Students
    3. http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/35284.Book_List_from_How_To_Read_Literature_Like_a_Professor
      For students who don’t know what to read: a more “classical” list of suggestions, sure to challenge you. From Foster’s How To Read Literature Like a Professor  
      Teachers & Students
    4. http://achievethecore.org/
      Examples of assessment, curriculum, and professional development that aligns to the common core. K-12, ELA & Math.
      Teachers & Administrators
    5. ELA Regents Exam Materials
      Test overview, writing rubrics, the same exemplar test we covered in the video, and justifications for the texts and the answers. Pages 60 – 85 are what students should have in front of them while they watch.
      Teachers & Students
    6. Appendix_B
      A really good resource for short excerpts that align to the common core. Ideal for close reads, as well as to get a good idea of the complexity level the Common Core is demanding. K-12, as well as ELA/Social Studies.
    7. Christy’s Classroom
      Teachers & Students

Works Cited

Canada, Mark. All American: Glossary of Literary Terms. n.d. 14 April 2014.

“Core Standards.” n.d. Index of assets. PDF. 14 April 2014.

Emery. Book List from How To Read Literature Like a Professor. 3 April 2013. 14 April 2014.

“Engage NY.” n.d. Engage NY. 14 April 2014.

Jason. Stephen King’s Booklist from “On Writing”. 4 November 2010. 14 April 2014.

Kain, Patricia. Harvard College Writing Center: How to Do a Close Reading. 1998. 14 April 2014.

Student Achievement Partners . Achieve the Core. n.d. 14 April 2014.

Wheeler, K. Close Reading of a Literary Passage. 14 March 2014. 14 April 2014.

—. Literary Terms and Definitions. 14 March 2014. 14 April 2014.